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Lamb Tagine

When I made this dish I left the kitchen window open. The smell attracted several male neighbors, and when my husband came in, he said that it smelled so good, he hoped it was coming from our house and...

Author: BenevolentEmpress

Moroccan Chicken

Spices, spices, spices! This recipe is thick with 'em, and your taste buds will be thick with pleasure from Moroccan Chicken. This exotic tasting dish is a definite crowd pleaser!

Author: Sarah and Annette

Moroccan Chicken Tagine

Sweet and savory stewed chicken with dried fruits and exotic spices. Serve this on top of couscous and top with toasted almonds and fresh cilantro. Children love the familiarity of the 'sweet' spices and...

Author: Chef Kelly

Basic Oven Roasted Peanuts

Peanuts 101! This is a basic recipe for roasting peanuts gleaned from Chef2Chef. You may use as many peanuts as you want, the method is the same, just keep it one layer deep. The computer won't let me...

Author: Sharon123

Moroccan Spiced Pork Roast

Serving a gorgeous, fancy-looking holiday roast doesn't have to be complicated, time-consuming, or expensive. This pork loin proves exactly that. This is fast, easy, and affordable, but when you bring...

Author: Chef John

Berbere (Ethiopian Spice)

For those of you who have difficulty locating berbere in your local grocery store, this recipe is a good substitute that is easy to make. Note that it is quite spicy, so use to taste. This spice combination...

Author: Twin Cities

Best Bobotie

This South African original is similar to meatloaf, but so much better. A slightly sweet curry flavors ground beef with a milk and egg custard on top. It's delicious!

Author: trixie

Ras el Hanout

This spice mix is often called for in many Moroccan dishes.

Author: NATHALIE1

Doro Wat: Ethiopian Chicken Dish

I love Ethiopian food but had difficulty finding authentic recipes online. I ultimately found 3 or 4 recipes and altered them all to incorporate them together in an attempt to capture the flavors. Typically...

Author: Twin Cities

South African Melktert (Milk Tart)

My 'ouma' South African grandmother's legendary milk tart. It is lip-smacking. The recipe is a real winner. It is a traditional South African tart that is very easy to prepare.

Author: TWAKMUIS

Sambusa

This is a Somali recipe. I learned it by watching my Somali friends around Ramadan and I was able to make my own variation. They are really good and I can't stop eating them. They are served during Ramadan,...

Author: SAFIYOSMOMMY

Couscous with Olives and Sun Dried Tomato

A delicate, flavorful dish that will satisfy vegans and carnivores alike! Inspired by my family's deep Coptic Orthodox Christian tradition, this is a great meal alternative during strict fasting times....

Author: Erin C. David

Moroccan Tagine

Tagines are Moroccan slow-cooked meat, fruit and vegetable dishes which are almost invariably made with mutton. Using lamb cuts down the cooking time, but if you can find good hogget (older than lamb,...

Author: MAX BOSIO

Moroccan Chicken with Saffron and Preserved Lemon

Chicken thighs full of spice and amazing scents to take you right to the Mediterranean. Great with quinoa or brown rice and lots green veggies.

Author: katherine99

Piri Piri Chicken

Chicken is marinated in a spicy piri piri pepper sauce, then grilled for this simple but flavorful African-inspired recipe. I like to serve this with a cool yogurt sauce and fonio pilaf.

Author: Buckwheat Queen

Peri Peri African Chicken

This is a great spicy marinade recipe, a traditional African dish, great for BBQ. Nice with salad and fries, but I like adding it to a pita with salad and garlic Greek yogurt (3/4 cup Greek yogurt and...

Author: UKNO1CHEF

Upside Down (Maqluba)

This perfect meal features all four food groups. It is inspired by the Arabic dish called 'Maqluba,' which translates to 'upside down.' When the meal has finished cooking, you take the pot and flip it...

Author: JustCallMeD

Egyptian Koshary

This recipe is one of the most famous recipes in Egypt. It's a traditional food that is delicious and savory.

Author: suzan.s

Chutney Chicken

A South African chutney recipe. Serve with rice and a green salad if desired. Divine!

Author: Sharon Plett

Moroccan Chicken and Whole Grain Couscous

A flavorful chicken stew that uses exotic spices and nice vegetables served over whole-grain couscous. This recipe was actually a real chicken contest winner! Vegetables and even meat can vary according...

Author: Myleen Sagrado Sjödin

Chicken Tagine with Couscous

Slow-cooked and flavorful, this dish is superb served over the curried couscous available on store shelves! We like it spicy.

Author: Ellen R

Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Caramelized Pears

Chicken cooked in a tagine is always meltingly tender. Adding sweet, caramelized pears at the end makes this Moroccan dish irresistible.

Author: Natalie Titanov

Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers

Amazing chicken skewers my mom used to make when I was younger. These are great fresh of the grill and even better reheated. I love to meal prep this and take with me to work.

Author: VikingCook

Lemon Infused Honey(With Variations)

Honey(raw organic is best) is one of nature's miracles. It is a delicious ingredient in many foods, has antibacterial properties, works as a humectant (keeps things moist), soothes a cough or sore throat,...

Author: Sharon123

Harissa Powder

Harissa powder is the ground spice blend of the spicy, earthy North African paste with a base of smoked chili peppers. It can be used as a dry rub on meats or as a spice in place of any other spice blend...

Author: Buckwheat Queen

Berbere Spice Blend

I love berbere spice, a classic Ethiopian spice blend, but it never occurred to me to make my own. Actually, authentic berbere spice would use whole spice seeds/pods, toasted, and ground. But I usually...

Author: Chef John

Lamb Merguez Sausage Patties

Merguez sausage is not commonly stocked at the grocery store, so I decided to come up with an easy home version.

Author: Chef John

Jollof Rice

Popular and spicy West African chicken and rice dish.

Author: EEANDOH

Instant Pot® Chicken Tagine with Apricots and Chickpeas

In this dish, the Instant Pot® is used to create a dish reminiscent of a slowly braised stew in a traditional clay tagine. It's a sweet-and-savory, highly flavorful combo that will take you back to your...

Author: Diana71

Vegan Moroccan Couscous with Raisins and Vegetables

A hearty vegetable stew with couscous for a crowd that is naturally vegan. Couscous is the staple food of much of North Africa, where it is often served topped with tender, colorful vegetables, drenched...

Author: Norma MacMillan

Chicken Tagine

This Moroccan slow cooker dish is the perfect blend of sweetness and spice.

Author: KJones

Instant Pot® Moroccan Chicken Tagine

Your Instant Pot® replaces the traditional clay or ceramic cone-shaped cooking pot used in Moroccan cuisine (the tagine). The word 'tagine' also refers to the slow-cooked, stew-like dish that is prepared...

Author: Kim's Cooking Now

Moroccan Style Lamb Shanks with Apricots

This is a gorgeous, easy and pretty quick version of lamb tagine I made on Valentine's Day. For an authentic feel we ate it with our fingers--it was a complete hit!

Author: moonpig

Key Sir Alicha (Ethiopian Beets and Potatoes)

If you love Ethiopian food, this is a must-try. This is one of my favorite dishes. Serve hot over injera with the sauce to soak up.

Author: Leftover Inspired

Egyptian Koshari

Lentils, rice and pasta are cooked and then served in a spicy tomato sauce. This is a typical Egyptian dish that is very good and cheap over here! Puree the sauce in a food processor if you like a smoother...

Author: Liz York

Mamool or Ma'amoul

Ma'amoul means filled in Arabic. These are very popular in Lebanon but can be found throughout the Middle East and North Africa. They are traditionally shaped as crescents or as pressed cookies and have...

Author: MARIEMEM

Vegan African Peanut Stew in the Instant Pot®

One of my go-to favorites; hubby would eat it weekly, and he's not vegan. Serve with cilantro and chopped peanuts.

Author: Dea

Vegetarian Moroccan Harira

Harira is a famous Moroccan soup, and here's a hearty vegetarian (and vegan!) version - packed with tomatoes and chickpeas and flavored with paprika, turmeric, saffron, ginger, and harissa. The amount...

Author: chouchou65

Cold Roasted Moroccan Spiced Salmon

This easy dry rub blasts the fish with unique Middle Eastern flair and is perfect paired with other cold sides and salads. Roast it in the morning to enjoy cold with your guests that evening. Any variety...

Author: Menealeous' Daughter

Spicy Chickpea Tagine

This tagine is a deliciously spicy meal that is my go-to dinner for guests, because everyone loves it and it's vegan! I usually pair it with some cumin roasted cauliflower.

Author: Heather

African Curry

This is an African (Mozambique) curry that can be done with chicken, shrimp, or crab. Goes well with tomato chutney and onion hot sauce. For shrimp or crab, use 1 pound.

Author: VALERIEKOOKA

Stovetop Moroccan Tagine

An exotic warm stew that is loved by all and is very easy to make. Also delicious as a vegetarian dish, without chicken. Serve over couscous.

Author: JRLJACKSON

One Pot Moroccan Shrimp Tagine

The rich, exotic flavors of Morocco shine through in this delicious, one-pot shrimp tagine dish! Serve over prepared couscous.

Author: SunnyDaysNora

African Chicken Stew

This delicious stew is inspired by my friend from Sierra Leone, West Africa, who cooks often for her family. Many ingredients can be modified. This is kind of a 'whatever is handy now' recipe. You can...

Author: Leah Shaw

25 Minute Tunisian Vegetable Couscous

A perfect summer meal. What I love about this recipe is the practicality: it is both quick to make and can wait for you; there's no hurry to serve. It's also a satisfying vegetarian meal that even carnivores...

Author: girlandagun

Nigerian Suya

This simple, spicy kebab dish allows you to replicate the delicacy sold by Nigerian street vendors.

Author: Slappo

Milk Tart

This custard pie with a sweet pastry crust is a South African favorite, especially at tea time. I got this wonderful recipe from a friend.

Author: RENE CONRADIE

South African Lamb Sosaties (Kebabs)

This is a traditional South African braai (bbq) dish that can also be prepared using venison or beef. This dish is best if meat and vegetables are allowed to marinate overnight before grilling.

Author: BOEREWORS

Simplified Traditional Moroccan Couscous with Vegetables

Couscous is the traditional family meal on Fridays in Morocco, and best when made by a Moroccan mom. When I was living there, my roommates and I would wait all week for Couscous Friday, so naturally when...

Author: Sarah Hopkins

Instant Pot® Chicken Tagine with Butternut Squash and Spinach

Butternut squash, chicken thighs, spinach, and spices are thrown together and cooked quickly and easily in an Instant Pot® in this Moroccan-inspired chicken tagine.

Author: Alice Waugh